Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of increasing; gradual growth or increase; accretion.
  • noun That by which anything is increased; an increment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Continuous growth; an accretion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun rare Continuous growth; an accretion.

Etymologies

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From Italian, from Late Latin accrescentia

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